New Orleans City Park Earth Day 2016

WHAT: Earth Day promises to be a great event!  Celebrate living a ‘green life’ with your friends in City Park. The event will take place along Victory Avenue on the plaza in front of the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.

Receive information on living a sustainable way of life from local businesses and non-profit organizations that contribute to a greener lifestyle.

Bring the kids! Have the kids participate in activities using recycled materials to make an art project. Children can also test their recycling knowledge and win prizes with the “Sort the Trash” game.

SEED Restaurant will perform cooking demos and you’ll get to taste the local, organic, and purely natural dishes.

Visit Earth Day then listen to the Louisiana Philharmonic in Swing in the Oaks on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn. This is another free event and there is no bad seat to listen to the live music. Swing in the Oaks runs from 7 pm to 9 pm. City Putt will also be open for those who wish to play around of mini golf and listen to the music.

Food Trucks will be at the event using compostable supplies. The public may bring their own refreshments. You are encouraged to minimize landfill waste by bringing food and drinks in reusable and/or recyclable containers. Recycling bins will be set up at Earth Day and at Swing in the Oaks.

There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn. We encourage you to ride your bike. Victory and Dreyfous will be closed before and during the event.

WHEN:      Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 4 pm to 7 pm

WHERE:     Along Victory Avenue

COST:  Free

CONTACT: For Further Information call 483-9473

About City Park:
City Park: is distinguished by its large menu of sports and recreational activities, attractions for children, and its natural beauty. City Park has a special place in the hearts of generations of New Orleanians and is a must visit for visitors to the city. As a popular place to picnic, play a favorite sport, wander through its gardens or take a boat ride- the park receives millions of visitors each year. It is located in the heart of the city and is the largest recreation area for the entire metropolitan area. Attractions include: City Putt, New Orleans Botanical Garden, Storyland fairytale playground, the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and numerous athletic venues. The 1,300 acres of parkland provide enjoyment for young children playing on our playgrounds and walkers, joggers, and bicyclists winding through the park's streets and trails.